Free Press Journal
  • B’desh probes ‘Peace Schools’ after ban on Naik’s Peace TV

    Dhaka: Bangladesh launched a probe on schools bearing the name ‘Peace’, suspecting them to be linked with controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s ‘Peace TV’ which was banned this week over allegations of inspiring terrorists.

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    Restrictions, strike disrupt normal life in Kashmir on 6th day

    Srinagar: Normal life in Kashmir was paralysed for the sixth consecutive day today due to curfew-like restrictions and separatist sponsored strike in the wake of killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani and the ensuing deadly violence that has left 35 persons dead.

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    Pokemon Go pips Twitter, Facebook in terms of daily users

    New York: The newly-launched famous Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokemon Go has overtaken Twitter in terms of daily users and has seen people spending more time on its app than on Facebook.

  • JD-U suspends ex-legislator for liquor ban violation

    Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Thursday suspended from its membership former legislator Lalan Ram who was arrested for violating the ban on consuming liquor in Bihar.

  • EU court split on headscarf bans

    Luxembourg: The EU’s top court faced a dilemma after a top legal officer said it was discriminatory for a firm to tell an employee to remove a Muslim headscarf, contradicting an earlier opinion in a separate case.

  • Need an attack dog as running mate: Trump

    Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he wants “an attack dog” as a running mate, days ahead of announcing his vice presidential pick which has now come down to a few.

  • Japans Emperor planning to abdicate

    Tokyo: Japan’s Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate in favour of his eldest son within a few years, Japanese media reported.

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    ‘Mohenjo Daro’ selected as the Closing Film at 69th Locarno International Film Festival

    Ever since the time the trailer of Ashutosh Gowariker’s magnum opus ‘Mohenjo Daro’ was released, it has been making news for all the right reasons. Be it Hrithik Roshan’s stunning looks or the captivating trailer, ‘Mohenjo Daro’ has every reason to be touted as one of the most eagerly awaited blockbusters of Bollywood.

  • Bombay High Court stays trial of Jiah Khan death case

    The Jiah Khan death case has temporarily faced a setback after the Bombay high court stayed the trial of Sessions’ court on Monday, July 11. Amidst a few developments in the case, we hear that the prosecution has found a new lawyer Dhairyasheel Patil who will now be taking over the case.

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    Akshay Kumar requests politician Sushma Swaraj for speedy Sudan evacuation

    Akshay Kumar has always associated himself with special causes. If you have kept tab on the current affairs, you would know that there is rising concern about the Indians who are stranded in Juba, South Sudan. Though the evacuation process is on, people haven’t really seen any progress yet.

  • I am glad people have liked ‘Sultan’ I can finally sleep again: Ali Abbas Zafar

    Suddenly, Ali Abbas Zafar who made Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and Gunday has gone into a new league. Sultan places him alongside Bollywood’s biggest movie makers. It was pretty sure that Eid and Salman would ensure Sultan’s success, but no one, not even director imagined the success of the film would hit the sky, and go beyond. Ali speaks to Subhash K Jha.

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    India hits back at Pak, for raising Wani encounter in UN

    United Nations: Strongly hitting back at Pakistan for raising in the UN the issue of the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, India has said Pakistan “extols” the “virtues” of terrorists and uses terrorism as a state policy towards the “misguided end” of coveting the territory of others.

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    We Pakistanis should support our Kashmiri brothers: Hafiz Saeed

    Lahore: Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed said that the ongoing protests on the Indian side of Kashmir would be intensified and warned that the deaths in the region would not be in vain.

  • ‘Harassed’ Virbhadra says attacks against him to destabilise his govt

    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said that pressure being directed with regards to the money laundering case against him is ‘personal’ and an attempt to destabilise his government.